LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch ran for 131 yards and a touchdown in helping the Seattle Seahawks win their first road playoff game since 1983 by beating Washington 24-14 last night. The Redskins raced out to an early 14-0 lead before the Seahawks rallied by knocking Redskins QB Robert Griffin III out of the game and moving on to play at Atlanta next Sunday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — It was the old-style Baltimore Ravens, who used a suffocating defense to hold Indianapolis to just three field goals in their 24-9 win over the Colts. That means Ray Lewis & Co. are next going to Denver to play Peyton Manning and the top-seeded Broncos, who are riding an 11-game winning streak.
MIAMI (AP) — It's a dream matchup tonight for the BCS Championship when top-ranked and undefeated Notre Dame take on once-beaten and No. 2-ranked Alabama for the title. Alabama is going for its third national championship in four years and trying to become the first school to win back-to-back BCS titles.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat went on a 21-0 run to end the game while holding Washington scoreless over the final 7:07 in scoring a 99-71 win over the Wizards last night. LeBron James led the Heat 24 points.
NEW YORK (AP)— After 113 mostly bitter days in the NHL labor lockout, the league and its players forged a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement following a 16-hour marathon bargaining session. The season -- either 48 or 50 games -- is expected to start within a couple of weeks.